Protesters clash at ‘Story Telling With Drag Queens’ event in Vancouver

Protesters clash at ‘Story Telling With Drag Queens’ event in Vancouver

It was a confrontational scene in Kitsilano Friday. Video submitted to Global News shows protesters and counter-protesters coming face to face at a “Story Telling with Drag Queens” event. A group of anti-LGBTQ2 protesters appeared at the Kits House event chanting and shouting profanity at organizers and participants. That spurred counter-demonstrators to come out and … Read more

Thousands of BC letters flood Vancouver church for family facing eviction

Thousands of BC letters flood Vancouver church for family facing eviction

A family living in BC for five years faces deportation to Mexico but has received support to stay in the province. Thousands of Christmas cards written in support of the Bazan family have arrived at St. James Anglican Church in downtown Vancouver. The church held an event on Saturday, where they sent all messages of … Read more

Conservation officers’ semi-automatic weapons cause tension in BC

Conservation officers’ semi-automatic weapons cause tension in BC

VANCOUVER — Theo Hallamby was stunned to learn what kind of gun protection officers in British Columbia are now using. “That is not necessary at all. Are they trying to shoot 10 bears at once? said the retired detective of the BC Conservation Service’s main investigative unit. The officers have traded rifles for semi-automatic longarm … Read more

BC health officials say indoor masking is encouraged but not required – CBC News

BC health officials say indoor masking is encouraged but not required – CBC News

BC health officials say indoor masking is encouraged, but not requiredCBC news Amid calls to make masks mandatory in schools again, provincial health officials are objectingCBC.ca Letter to the editor: Lack of exemplary behaviorOakville News Advice: It’s that time of year – time to take off the masksThe Globe and the Mail See full coverage … Read more

Police believe multiple shootings near Merritt, BC were targeted

Police believe multiple shootings near Merritt, BC were targeted

Multiple shootings in and around the Merritt area in BC’s southern interior are under investigation, RCMP says. Police say the shootings took place Tuesday morning in Merritt plus south near Coldwater and north along Mamit Lake Road. 1:05 Merritt RCMP is investigating after reports of more than 100 shots fired in Nicola Valley RCMP say … Read more

Climate activists target Emily Carr painting at Vancouver Art Gallery with maple syrup

Climate activists target Emily Carr painting at Vancouver Art Gallery with maple syrup

It appears that two climate activists attacked an Emily Carr painting in the Vancouver Art Gallery on Saturday. In a social media post from the Stop Fracking Around account on Twitter, a video shows two activists dousing a painting with an unknown liquid said to be maple syrup, according to the tweet. The two activists … Read more

Police officer in serious condition after landslide at Cypress Mountain

Police officer in serious condition after landslide at Cypress Mountain

A landslide on Cypress Bowl Road has sent a police officer to the hospital. About 5:30 p.m. Friday, West Vancouver Police said a large amount of debris spilled onto Cypress Bowl Road, across the road, hitting a police and civilian vehicle. Read more: West Vancouver multi-million dollar house bulldozed after unlicensed construction The police vehicle … Read more

Bear rips apart vehicle in Maple Ridge, BC

Bear rips apart vehicle in Maple Ridge, BC

A Maple Ridge family receives repairs to their car after an unwanted visitor enters the vehicle. Just days after two people were attacked in Squamish, BC, an apparently large bear tore up a car in Maple Ridge. “There was a window on the floor and paw prints on the door,” said Stefan Halas. “We knew … Read more

Arctic outflow warnings issued for the northern, central coastal and inland areas of BC

Arctic outflow warnings issued for the northern, central coastal and inland areas of BC

The northern, central coastal and inland regions of BC are covered by the Arctic outflow warnings issued by Environment Canada Sunday. “Very strong outflows of 80 km/h with gusts up to 110 have developed through the mainland inlets of the north coast and central coast (Saturday),” Environment Canada said in a warning. “These strong winds … Read more

Worldwide national: November 2, 2022 | Convoy lawyer says police leaked information to protesters – Global News

Worldwide national: November 2, 2022 |  Convoy lawyer says police leaked information to protesters – Global News

Worldwide national: November 2, 2022 | Convoy lawyer says police leaked information to protestersWorldwide news Little oversight during Ambassador Bridge blockade led to ‘panic buying’ by Windsor police: internal reportCBC.ca Convoy lawyer says protesters received ‘steady stream’ of leaked police informationCBC News View full coverage on Google News